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In Victory for Open-Education Movement, Blackboard Embraces Sharing

In Victory for Open-Education Movement, Blackboard Embraces Sharing | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it

Professors who use Blackboard’s software have long been forced to lock their course materials in an area effectively marked, “For Registered Students Only,” while using the system. Today the company announced plans to add a “Share” button that will let professors make those learning materials free and open online.


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RSA Animate - Language as a Window into Human Nature

In this new RSAnimate Steven Pinker shows us how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings.

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The Current State Of Social Networks -

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"Since 2008 Ingite Social Media come up with a very detailed analysis about social networks. Aspects they take into account are geographics, demographics and...." Read this and then look above and ...

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USTREAM Products & Services. Advertising, Media, Production, Event-, Broadcaster Services, Pay per view. Live video distribution, ad campaign, Mobile app

USTREAM Products & Services. Advertising, Media, Production, Event-, Broadcaster Services, Pay per view. Live video distribution, ad campaign, Mobile app | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it

Learn about USTREAM's distribution, scale for advertisement campaigns, production & event services, Pay Per View, mobile app, streaming software and more..."  Could we use this for broadcasting conferences, etc?

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Best Web Analytics Tools: Quantitative, Qualitative, Life Saving!

Best Web Analytics Tools: Quantitative, Qualitative, Life Saving! | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it
Discover a clear set of recommended tools for clickstream, voice of customer, competitive intelligence, experimentation & social media analysis. Take your web analytics up a notch!
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Open Research Online - Browse by Academic Unit/Department

Open Research Online - Browse by Academic Unit/Department | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it

Some of you might find this useful

 

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Online Social Media Networking Make for Bigger Brains? - Technorati Technology

Online Social Media Networking Make for Bigger Brains? - Technorati Technology | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it
Is Facebook making us smarter? Or do smart people understand Facebook more?
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What can be done to encourage HEIs to embrace open learning resources?

What can be done to encourage HEIs to embrace open learning resources? | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it

Why don't we talk more about collaborative production of learning materials?"  A view point from an educational technologist.

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One Single Search for 97% of the Library’s Resources!

One Single Search for 97% of the Library’s Resources! | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it
From 1st November, University of Worcester Library users will be able to search across approximately 97% of our resources at once, using 'Summon'.
Using the latest harvesting and search technology...
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Review: Managing and Growing a Cultural Heritage Web Presence. A strategic guide.

Review: Managing and Growing a Cultural Heritage Web Presence. A strategic guide. | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it
I had the pleasure of writing a review of Mike Ellis’ brilliant book about Managing and Growing a Cultural Heritage Web Presence for LLC, you can find it online here.  It was my first book revie...
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OER in the field: institutions solving problems openly

OER in the field: institutions solving problems openly | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it
JISC's David Kernohan explores developments in open academic practice and policy and how open educational resources can help institutions meet their strategic goals...

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Learning Analytics and New Scholarship: Now on the Technology Horizon

Learning Analytics and New Scholarship: Now on the Technology Horizon | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it

"What's On The Technology Horizon?
Tomorrow I'm giving a talk on "What's on the Technology Horizon?" at the Internet Librarian International (ILI) 2011 conference. This talk is based on a “Techno..." Sounds like TOTIG to me (Time On Tasks Improves Grades) what do you think?

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University Libraries and Digital Learning Environments by Penny Dale, Jill Beard and Matt Holland

University Libraries and Digital Learning Environments by Penny Dale, Jill Beard and Matt Holland | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it
The digital environment offers opportunities and challenges for librarians in all aspects of their work - in information literacy, virtual reference, institutional repositories, e-learning, managing digital resources and social media.

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Stunning Social Media Stats From Asia-Pacific? -

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Stay on top of the latest viral and social media marketing trends with ViralBlog on viral videos, games, advertising, research and social media." Then read this and see just how fast it is all growing!

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High fees 'deter 10% of students'

High fees 'deter 10% of students' | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it
Higher university fees are putting off one in 10 potential students, a survey commissioned by BBC Inside Out suggests.
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LiveCast | Enterprise Platform

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"LiveCast offers a complete solution for creating and distributing the highest quality live video experience in a mobile environment.  Instant visual communicationa nd data-sharing ability with your employees in the field"

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10 Free Social Media Tools For Everyone To Use Daily

10 Free Social Media Tools For Everyone To Use Daily | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it

Many of us seem to be thinking that social media takes up too much of our time. Sure, that might be the case." 

 

This a really interesting article and leads into discussions about web analytics.

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Teacher 2.0 - Your Personal and Professional Growth

Teacher 2.0 - Your Personal and Professional Growth | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it

Teacher 2.0 is a social network..."  I know this is American and for school teachers but I think it's a good idea.  May be we should try to set up something like this for lecturers.  What do you think?

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Workshop at JISC Experts Meeting, Maple House, Birmingham « Open University Learning Design Initiative

Workshop at JISC Experts Meeting, Maple House, Birmingham « Open University Learning Design Initiative | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it

Workshop at JISC Experts Meeting, Maple House, Birmingham.

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Facebook for Educators (English)

We've partnered with Facebook to write this guide to using Facebook in the classroom."  Children are the focus of this work but I think we could all make use of the information here.

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[oucs] OUCS IT Learning Programme: Upcoming Courses

[oucs] OUCS IT Learning Programme: Upcoming Courses | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it

Which of these would you like University of Worcester to run?

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7 Ways Universities Are Using Facebook as a Marketing Tool

7 Ways Universities Are Using Facebook as a Marketing Tool | Calling All Lecturers | Scoop.it
Facebook is the most prevalent social media tool among higher education institutions. Here are seven ways schools are using it to reach out to prospective, current and former students.
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